New Zealand Dog News

Reviewing the dog news in New Zealand with editors comments. Someone needs to keep reviewing how our dogs are doing in society.

August 31, 2010

Abused pup used as basketball

A puppy has been rehomed in an animal shelter after being kicked, struck against a tree and thrown through a basketball hoop by four boys.
A resident in Papakura heard a dog yelping on Saturday night, and witnessed the boys kicking the 2-month-old labrador-cross puppy among them in a reserve on Wilson St.
The resident did not lay a complaint, but when the boys, aged 12 and 13, returned to the park on Sunday evening the police were called. MORE>>

linking youth abuse towards animals with future abuse towards all beings. So how, as a society, are we going to deal with this?


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